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Larry Wall definition

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A demigod, the author of Perl, patch, and rn.
In the Perl README, he says, "I want you to know that I create nice things like this because it pleases the Author of my story. If this bothers you, then your notion of Authorship needs some revision. But you can use Perl anyway."
E-mail: Larry Wall .
(1996-06-04)

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